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Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
there was an obsession on the part of the cia and the government to find people who did the terrible thing to america that they did on 9/11. why was it important for you to show that? >> well, i think it was important for us to tell a true story. and it's part of the history. it's controversial, but it's part of the history. >> david edlestein too much torture in this as a way of making if bigger at the box office? >> i don't think so. we know there was a ton of torture. my problem in some ways, there wasn't enough because one of the problems with the film is that there's no context for the torture. they torture the right people at the right time. they get the intel that they're looking for. what you don't see is the vast number of casualties of innocent people pulled in and tortured and all kinds of nonsystemic ways, generating absolutely no valuable intel whatsoever. now peter can speak to that a lot better than i can. i'm a film critic. my idea of torture is a stallone movie. from peter's book and others, that, you know, this just context actually this is just -- this is just very misrepresentativ
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